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The story of the world, history for the classical child, vol. 4 : the modern age : from Victoria's Empire to the end of the USSR

Author: S Wise Bauer; Sarah Park
Publisher: Charles City, VA : Peace Hill Press, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : English
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Chronological history of the modern age, from 1850 to 2000.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: S Wise Bauer; Sarah Park
ISBN: 9780972860345 0972860347 9781415654804 1415654808 9780972860338 0972860339
OCLC Number: 973989005
Notes: Includes index.
"History for the classical child."
Target Audience: For ages 5 to 12.
Description: xv, 503 pages : illustrations, maps, portraits ; 22 cm.
Contents: Britain's empire --
West against East --
British invasions --
Resurrection and rebellion --
American Civil War --
Two tries for freedom --
Two empires, three republics, and one kingdom --
Becoming modern --
Two more empires, two rebellions --
Canal to the East and a very dry desert --
Far parts of the world --
Unhappy unions --
Old-fashioned emperor and the Red Sultan --
Two Czars and two emperors --
Small countries with large invaders --
Expanding United States --
China's troubles --
Europe and the countries just East --
China, Vietnam --
and France --
Revolution in the Americas ... war in the world --
Revolution begins, and the Great War ends --
National uprisings --
"Peace" and a man of war --
King and II Duce --
Armies in China --
Great crash, and what came of it --
Civil War and invasion --
The Second World War --
End of World War II --
Partitioned countries --
Western bullies and American money --
Africarica and China after World War II --
Communism in Asia --
Dictators in South America and Africa --
Cold War --
Struggles and assassinations --
Two short wars and one long one --
Two ways of fighting --
1980s in the East and the Mideast --
1980s in USSR --
Communism crumbles, but survives --
End of the twentieth century --
Table of dates --
a chronology of the Modern Age.
Other Titles: Modern age
Responsibility: Susan Wise Bauer ; illustrations by Sarah Park.

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This third book in the four-volume narrative history series for elementary students will transform your study of history. The Story of the World has won awards from numerous homeschooling magazines  Read more...

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"This may well be the best multi-age read aloud narrative of world history yet to have been written." -- Homeschooling in Japan

 
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